Compare 2016 BMW X1 vs 2016 Buick Encore

2016 BMW X1
2016 Buick Encore
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AWD 4-Door xDrive28i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door Brazil xDrive28i 22 32 $32,515 $34,800
AWD 4-Door xDrive28i 22 32 $32,515 $34,800
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FWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 25 33 $23,102 $24,065
AWD 4-Door 23 30 $24,542 $25,565
FWD 4-Door Convenience 25 33 $25,300 $26,355
FWD 4-Door Sport Touring 28 34 $26,256 $27,350
AWD 4-Door Convenience 23 30 $26,740 $27,855
FWD 4-Door Leather 25 33 $27,168 $28,300
AWD 4-Door Sport Touring 26 32 $27,696 $28,850
FWD 4-Door Premium 25 33 $28,593 $29,785
AWD 4-Door Leather 23 30 $28,608 $29,800
AWD 4-Door Premium 23 30 $30,033 $31,285
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,515
$23,102
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,800
$24,065
Monthly Payment Estimate
$580 / month
$401 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 BMW X1 is heavy on sport and light on utility -- a combination that's likely to please a number of buyers. The 2016 Buick Encore masks its economy-car roots well, but tepid performance keeps its from earning a premium label.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 38.78
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.2 92.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 52.55
Front Head Room (in)
42 39.58
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 54.18
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
37 35.75
Front Leg Room (in)
40.4 40.82
Front Hip Room (in)
- 51.65
Second Hip Room (in)
- 50.08
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
63.5 65.26
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 60.62
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 69.85
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 60.62
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 100.60
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.22
Length, Overall (in)
- 168.41
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
27.1 18.80
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
58.7 48.40
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
27.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 10.6 x 0.5
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.8 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.1 14.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 36.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.72
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/50HR18 P215/55R18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA RAK
Spare Tire Order Code
NA RVZ
Rear Tire Size
P225/50HR18 P215/55R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA RAK
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3660 3237
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 16" x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18" x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18" x - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1250 148 @ 1850
Engine Order Code
NA LUV
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.4/83
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
228 @ 5000 138 @ 4900
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Turbocharged I4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 25
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.58
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.53
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.91
Trans Type
8 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.96
Trans Order Code
205 MNK
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.45
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X1 Buick Encore
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- N/A
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 6.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 6.9
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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